With the emirate hosting the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference for the first time, Haitham Mattar, chief executive, Ras al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the significance of the event. With the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony also set for the northern most emirate, there is much to discuss.
Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council member and ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, has officially opened the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference 2018. The event, taking place at the Waldorf Astoria Ras al Khaimah until April 19th, welcomed over 800 leading hospitality figures from across the Middle East to the northern most of the United Arab Emirates.
Quickly taking its place as one of the most exciting tourism attractions in the Middle East, Ricardo Lizano, chief operating officer of the Toroverde Ras Al Khaimah, here tells Breaking Travel News what the zipline brings to the destination. Speaking to editor Chris O’Toole he also reveals plans to expand the park, which has been nominated as the Middle East’s Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction by the World Travel Awards, in the coming months.
Freshly minted August Hospitality offers advice to hotel developers in the Middle Eastern hospitality market. Here president Noel Massoud speaks to Phil Blizzard of Breaking Travel News during the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference in Ras al Khaimah to tell us more about this exciting new company.
With the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference arriving in Ras al Khaimah for the first time, Jonathan Worsley, chairman of founders Bench Events, here speaks to Phil Blizzard of Breaking Travel News. He tells us about the decision to move the event to the northern most emirate as final preparations for the 2018 show are put in place.
Breaking Travel News reporter Phil Blizzard speaks with Abdullah Al Abdouli, chief executive of the Al Marjan Island development, during the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference in Ras al Khaimah. He tells us about the investment opportunity the new location represents and what it will bring to the northern most of the United Arab Emirates.
In an exciting time for the property, the Waldorf Astoria, Ras al Khaimah, will this week host both the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony and Arabian Hotel Investment Conference. Here Phil Blizzard talks to the general manager of the hotel, Alan Stocker, about what the events can mean for the property and this rapidly developing emirate.
Having taken the title of Middle East’s Leading Luxury Desert Resort at the World Travel Awards in 2017, Amit Arora, general manager at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert here tells Breaking Travel News what the prestigious honour means to the property. With the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference also underway in the emirate, he also gives an overview of his plans for the future.